April 3, 2014
No. 66 Hokies top Chanticleers
Tech tallies 6-1 win
Coastal Carolina1
(66) Virginia Tech 6

BLACKSBURG, Va. — The No. 66 Virginia Tech women’s tennis team defeated Coastal Carolina 6-1 on Thursday afternoon at the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center.

Tech jumped out to an early 1-0 lead with two doubles wins on courts 2 and 3. Rebecca Harris and Kelly Williford topped Maria Babayan and Amanda Malatek 8-4 at No. 3. Francesca Fusinato paired up with Sansitha Nandakumar to seal the doubles point for the Hokies with an 8-3 win over Romane Delay and Dominique De Wit at No. 2

Nandakumar also claimed the first singles point of the day with a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Malatek at No. 5. Raluca Mita added to the Hokies lead with her 6-2, 6-1 win at No. 3 over Romane Delay.

Carol Kahoun gave Tech the victory as she defeated Mila Majtan 6-0, 6-2 at No. 6.

Williford kept things trending the Hokies’ way with her 6-3, 6-1 win in the No. 2 slot over Honami Yazawa.

Coastal Carolina tallied a point at No. 4 as Babayan topped Isel Martinez-Marcos 6-2, 1-6, 1-0 (7).

Ilinca Stoica added a final Hokie point to round out the day as she topped Libby Scott 6-4, 6(3)-7, 1-0 (6) at No. 1.

The Hokies return to action on Sunday as they host ACC opponent Georgia Tech at noon in the Burrows-Burleson Tennis Center.


No. 1 Carol Kahoun/Raluca Mita (VT) vs. Libby Scott/Honami Yazawa (CC) 6-6, dnf

No. 2 Francesca Fusinato/Sansitha Nandakumar (VT) def. Romane Delay/Dominique De Wit (CC) 8-3

No. 3 Rebecca Harris/Kelly Williford (VT) def. Maria Babayan/Amanda Malatek (CC) 8-4

Order of finish: 3,2*


No. 1 Ilinca Stoica (VT) def. Libby Scott (CC) 6-4, 6(3)-7, 1-0 (6)

No. 2 Kelly Williford (VT) def. Honami Yazawa (CC) 6-3, 6-1

No. 3 Raluca Mita (VT) def. Romane Delay (CC) 6-2, 6-1

No. 4 Maria Babayan (CC) def. Isel Martinez-Marcos 6-2, 1-6, 1-0 (7)

No. 5 Sansitha Nandakumar (VT) def. Amanda Malatek (CC) 6-1, 6-1

No. 6 Carol Kahoun (VT) def. Mila Majtan (CC) 6-0, 6-2

Order of finish: 5,3,6*,2,4,1

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